urban homesteading


urban homesteading
/ɜbən ˈhoʊmstɛdɪŋ/ (say erbuhn 'hohmsteding)

noun
the practice of adopting a lifestyle of homesteading (def. 2) in an urban or suburban environment, as by growing produce, cultivating arts and crafts, making one's own bread, beer, etc., keeping chickens or  small livestock.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • urban homesteading — urban homesteader. homesteading (def. 2). [1970 75; HOMESTEAD + ING1] * * * urban homesteading, a program of the U.S. government to restore run down urban areas by offering ownership of abandoned or neglected housing in return for repairing a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • urban homesteading — {n.}, {informal} Renovation and occupation through cooperative ownership by tenants of previously abandoned city apartment buildings. * /Urban homesteading is on the rise in many big American cities these days./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • urban homesteading — {n.}, {informal} Renovation and occupation through cooperative ownership by tenants of previously abandoned city apartment buildings. * /Urban homesteading is on the rise in many big American cities these days./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • urban\ homesteading — noun informal Renovation and occupation through cooperative ownership by tenants of previously abandoned city apartment buildings. Urban homesteading is on the rise in many big American cities these days …   Словарь американских идиом

  • urban homesteading — urban homesteader. homesteading (def. 2). [1970 75; HOMESTEAD + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Homesteading — Broadly defined, homesteading is a lifestyle of simple, agrarian self sufficiency.Current practiceCurrently the term homesteading [ [http://selfsufficientish.com SelfSufficientish provides much information to the aspiring homsteader, no date.]… …   Wikipedia

  • homesteading — /hohm sted ing/, n. 1. an act or instance of establishing a homestead. 2. a federal program to improve deteriorating urban areas by offering abandoned or foreclosed houses to persons who agree to repair them and live in them for a specified… …   Universalium

  • homesteading — /hohm sted ing/, n. 1. an act or instance of establishing a homestead. 2. a federal program to improve deteriorating urban areas by offering abandoned or foreclosed houses to persons who agree to repair them and live in them for a specified… …   Useful english dictionary

  • homesteading — /ˈhoʊmstɛdɪŋ/ (say hohmsteding) noun 1. the situation of living on a homestead. 2. the practice of living as self sufficient a lifestyle as possible, based on ecological and sustainability considerations, as by growing produce and keeping… …   Australian English dictionary

  • United States Department of Housing and Urban Development — Coordinates: 38°53′03″N 77°01′22″W / 38.88406°N 77.02266°W / 38.88406; 77.02266 …   Wikipedia


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